Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation

Source:
Action on Smoking and Health - ASH
Publisher:
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Publication date:
20 November 2018

Abstract

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Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation considers the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communities.

 

The report calls for collaboration between partners including housing, public health, environmental health, trading standards and the fire service to address the harms from smoking and intervene in communities with the highest rates of smoking.

The recommendations have been informed by close working with professionals from across a range of sectors, engagement with tenants in the private and social sectors, and through analysis of national datasets and published evidence.

The report has been endorsed by over 30 national and local organisations.